Linda Lynch

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Historian William Casey shows the site of a 1920 unofficial graveyard (cillín) a few miles from the village of Ballydehob in west Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Across the water the odd light twinkles on Heir Island. It’s an idyllic evening and the retiring sun shoots a last glance at Jeremy Iron’s castle dres(...)

The pit in the cave which contained human remains after the excavation. Photograph: Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

A cave-like chamber discovered by a hill walker in north west Mayo has been confirmed as a Neolithic site used in highly complex burial practices over(...)

A shrine in the corner of part of the site of the former mother-and-baby home where the remains of an unknown number of infants were found buried, in Tuam. Photograph: Reuters

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone has established an expert group to determine whether there should be a full excavation of the burial site at t(...)